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Manager Nutrition

Nairobi, Nairobi County, Kenya
qr 7500
February 26, 2020

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Geoffrey K. Karanja.

P.O BOX 129 Gilgil.

CELL PHONE: 071*******

KNDI NO : D/1739/15


Personal information

Place of birth Kiambu

Date of birth 1987

Nationality Kenyan

Marital status Married

Religion Christian

Gender Male

Address 129 Gilgil, Nakuru


Tel; no 071*******


To make positive contributions to the world by developing innovations that will encourage policy makers to initiate more research work particularly in the field of food and nutrition.


2018-2022 Bachelor of science in nutrition and dietetics ongoing Mt kenya university

2009-2011 Diploma in nutrition and dietetics - Kenya Polytechnic University


2008-2009 Certificate in nutrition and dietetics MODULE 1 ATTAINED


2003-2006 KCSE Nyahururu High School C+

1995-2002 KCPE Masse Central Academy 397

Work Experience

2019 september upto date chalice canada Gilgil chapter.

2015 October - up to March 2018 FHI 360 Gilgil Sub - District Hospital

2014 October-2015 September Capacity bridge (NHP/USAID) Gilgil Sub - District Hospital

2012-2014 September capacity Kenya (NHP/USAID) Gilgil Sub - District Hospital

2011(September-December) healthy-u company Nairobi

2010(September-November) Mbagathi District Hospital Department of nutrition

2008(March-May) Naivasha District Hospital Department of nutrition

Duties and responsibilities

Nutrition assessment counseling and support (NACS).

Diet planning and therapeutic feeding for in-patients tube feeding and parenteral feeding. Community/rapid nutritional assessments through anthropometric measurements and

biochemical assessment.

Macronutrient deficiency control

Implementing comprehnesive maternal infant and young child nutrition program (MIYCN) Baby Friendly Community Initiative (BFCI) approaches

Management of Severe Acute malnutrition and Moderate Acute Malnutrition of children using therapeutic feeds and supplemental feeds.

Participating in planning, provision, supervision and coordinating nutritional programs e.g. food by prescription, Malezi Bora and micronutrient promotion surveillance (MNPS).

Dietery weight management.

Growth Monitoring, promotion and evaluating of under 5’s, people living with HIV and AIDS, pregnant and lactating mothers through High Impact Nutrition Interventions (HINI) and Maternal Infant and Young Children Feeding (MIYCF).

Compling and submitting of monthly reports using Nutrition Service Management System (NSMS) and DHIS.

Nutrition management in Comprehensive Care Centre (CCC), T.B CLINIC, PMTCT and ANC.

Ensure monitoring and reporting of nutrition commodities and leasing with logistical program suppliers.

Coordinating school feeding program

Coordinating and facilitating health trainings within the community

Experience and competencies

Experience in nutrition survey and assessments.

Good communication, interpersonal skills and managerial skills.

Strong report writing and team working skills.

Competent in computer packages and basic analysis skills.

Flexible and positive personality.

Leadership Skills

In charge of nutrition department at Comprehensive Care Centre (CCC)

•Secretary of Gilgil sub-county Malezi Bora committee.

•Member of comprehensive care centre (CCC) stakeholders group.

•Nutrition manager chalice canada Gilgil chapter.


Mbagathi District Hospital

Naivasha District Hospital

Blood link Foundation Kenya

International Youth Fellowship.

Gilgil District Hospital

Aphia plus

Kenya health sector Referral system.

Amref kenya

Novo nordisk

Microintiative lifestart.

Research project

Nutritional status of lactating mothers in Kibera division, Kibera slums Nairobi.

Vision-To work as nutritionist in a highly and dynamic Organization which offers World class

services in nutritional programs.

Languages –

English, Swahili and kikuyu, (Fluent, spoken and written)

Personal interests-

Reading health journals, Newspapers and Magazines.


1. Christine Kihara.

Nakuru county nutritionist I/C.

Cell phone: 072*******.

Email address:

2.Esther Achar.

Afya plus I/C Nutritionist Nakuru County. Cell phone: 072*******.

Email address:

3.Winnie Chumba.

Nurse I/C comprehensive Care Centre (CCC) Gilgil Sub - district hospital. Cell phone: 072*******.

Email address:

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